Item description for Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work by William H. Lord...
Overview A complete guide to backstage work by William H. Lord. Nineteen chapters detailing all the fundamentals of backstage work - all the tools and the language which applies to any theatre operation. The book is loaded with photographs, illustrations and diagrams of the text material.The what, when and why of stagecraft. Student Workbook for Stagecraft 1 is B195. Teacher's edition of workbook is B199
Publishers Description Twenty chapters detailing all of the fundamentals -- everything the aspiring stage technician needs to know to get started in backstage work All sections highlighted with photographs, illustrations and diagrams. Major topics include: stage and rigging; production staff; properties; sound; lumber, tools and hardware; scenery construction; lighting instruments; control of light and colour; electricity and devices. The what, when and why of all backstage equipment and how to use it to maximum effect with safety, speed and efficiency.
Citations And Professional Reviews Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work by William H. Lord has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Reference and Research Bk News - 02/01/2001 page 181
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Studio: Meriwether Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.06" Width: 8.54" Height: 0.45" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Jun 6, 2005
Publisher Meriwether Publishing
ISBN 1566080622 ISBN13 9781566080620
Availability 36 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 10:10.
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More About William H. Lord
Theatre consultant William H. Lord designs backstage systems for several architectural firms. He is the former chairman of the performing arts department at North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Reviews - What do customers think about Stagecraft 1: A Complete Guide to Backstage Work?
This book is out of date. Sep 25, 1999
This book is out of date and is an inaccurate reference for up to date stage work. The majority of diagrams are at least twenty years old and the techniques demonstrated in the book are no longer used in modern technical theater.
Very good book for high school but workbook needs revision. Sep 30, 1998
This book is thorough for secondary level. The corresponding workbook asks questions for which some answers cannot be found in the textbook. Together these books are a very good resource for a teacher who wants to write his or her own curriculum. These books could be used as they are but caveats must be expressed to studetns before the material is assigned as printed.